Changes to ID Requirements for Police Checks in Australia

Changes to ID Requirements for Police Checks in Australia

The Federal Government’s National Identity Security Strategy was introduced to preserve and protect a person’s identity. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) recently introduced changes to the ID requirements to support this initiative, and these changes affect ACIC accredited organisations, businesses and individuals applying for police checks. Here’s what you need to know. Why have…

Case Study: How a top Australian university attracts and retains the best staff

Case Study: How a top Australian university attracts and retains the best staff

Higher education is a low-turnover and highly competitive sector, with hiring mangers always on the lookout for new ways to streamline recruitment and attract the best staff. Travis Moore, Curtin University’s Deputy Director of People and Culture (HR), explains how CVCheck has improved the university’s hiring practices.

Why you need a standard for employee screening

Why you need a standard for employee screening

The Australian Standard for Employment Screening was created as a comprehensive reference point for screening and recruiting staff. In this article, we look at its continuing relevance for employers today.

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

If you’re a core children’s worker in a state funded organisation, that provides regulated health services, find out how to make sure you’re compliant with the new Vulnerable Children Act legislation July 2018 deadline.

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

The 5 most valuable lessons from the Theriault Case

Last week, news reports emerged of the case against Veronica Theriault, who was recruited to a senior SA government role last May. Theriault has since been sacked from the position and now faces a string of charges, including CV fraud.
In this article,, we look briefly at the case alleged by the prosecution and identify the key lessons for employers.

Ensuring your CVCheck certificates are authentic

Ensuring your CVCheck certificates are authentic

Getting background screening as part of a company’s onboarding process is standard practice for many organisations. The degree of verification ranges from simple employment references and police checks right through to role specific checks, such as; VEVO visa/work entitlement, financial checks, traffic, psychometric and many more. As a HR Manager or employer your job is…

How To Get a Job With a Criminal Record in Australia

How To Get a Job With a Criminal Record in Australia

A criminal record doesn’t necessarily have to be a barrier to recruitment. Here’s how to communicate your past and overcome the hurdle during the employment process.

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

The key to successful recruiting at Gymnastics Australia

Brooke Irvine, Senior Manager Club Services at Gymnastics Australia, explains how they minimise the risks associated with new hires.

eBook: A step-by-step guide to modern-day hiring for small to medium businesses

eBook: A step-by-step guide to modern-day hiring for small to medium businesses

In small to medium businesses, the hiring decisions are often left to time-poor managers and business owners who have little to no HR training. This guide helps these recruiters navigate through the increasingly complex modern-day hiring process. Download our eBook here.

Case Study: How background checks improve efficiency & wellbeing in the aged care industry

Case Study: How background checks improve efficiency & wellbeing in the aged care industry

As a respected aged care operator fast approaching its 50th birthday, Amaroo Village in WA knows that hiring the right staff is key to protecting its residents and its reputation.

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